The Beautiful Indifference by Sarah Hall
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Gracefully literary and yet intensely literal, The Beautiful Indifference is full of sharp observation, northern grit and keenly-felt human emotion.
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Winner of the Portico Prize
Winner of the Edge Hill University Short Story Prize
Short-listed for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award

Sarah Hall has been hailed as "one of the most significant and exciting of Britain's young novelists" (The Guardian). Now, in this collection of short fiction published in England to phenomenal praise, she has created a work at once provocative and mesmerizing.

 

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Sarah Hall was born in 1974 in Cumbria, England. She received a Masters of Letters in Creative Writing from Scotland's St. Andrews University, and has published four novels. Haweswater won the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Overall Winner, Best First Novel), and a Society of Authors Betty Trask Award. The Electric Michelangelo was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Commonwealth Writers Prize (Eurasia region), and the Prix Femina Etranger, and was longlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Daughters Of The North won the 2006/07 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the James Tiptree Jr. Award, and was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award for science fiction. She currently divides her time between the north of England and America.
 
Published January 29, 2013 by Harper Perennial. 210 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Reviewed by Pam Norfolk on Jan 04 2012

Gracefully literary and yet intensely literal, The Beautiful Indifference is full of sharp observation, northern grit and keenly-felt human emotion.

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